Founders and Management
Dr Biswas brings a wealth of international business experience from the past 20 years with a distinguished career with the Royal Dutch Shell Group of Companies in Europe and Asia Pacific, including running its Corporate Planning and M&A operation in Australia.
Since 2001, he has been involved with advising and directing early stage companies including sustainable development companies.
Dr Biswas adds significant commercial mining and finance expertise invaluable. His expertise includes mining tenement acquisitions, budgets and strategic plans; liaising and negotiating with mining departments and other officials; negotiating directly with foreign governments and joint venture partners; sourcing geological, management and statutory reports; and presentations to companies, stockbrokers and financial institutions.
Dr Biswas was born in India and maintains business relationships in that country. Dr Biswas holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical) and Ph.D. from the University of Queensland and an MBA from Queensland University of Technology.
Silvana De CianniFounder
Ms De Cianni is an internationally experienced business executive with a proven track record in the mining industry.
With many years of experience in contract mining, corporate finance, mining project development and commodities management, Ms De Cianni has a unique understanding of the global resources, property and mining services industries. She has undertaken extensive management of complex financial and corporate activities, and has had significant exposure to the investment, mergers and acquisitions, broking and commodities sectors.